Job Posting 90780

Licensed Practical Nurse, CASA House
CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health
Edmonton area
Edmonton
closed 3 days ago (Thu, 2 Feb)
part time  •  $29.31- $36.46

Licensed Practical Nurse, CASA House

Competition #22-110 (nights only)

About the Role

CASA is a trusted non-profit organization delivering holistic, culturally-safe wrap-around mental health services to children ages three to 18 and their families in Alberta. We do this through a team of specialized mental health professionals who are trauma experts committed to delivering outcomes-based programming in collaboration with community partners. CASA’s vision is a community where all children, youth and their families are provided timely mental health care and empowered to thrive.

CASA provides an opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary team that makes a positive impact on child and adolescent lives! At CASA, we also understand and value people as their full-selves. We want you to be the best you can be, and enjoy a great work-life balance. We strive to create a learning environment for our teams with the opportunity for career growth and professional development.

Job Description

CASA House is a voluntary tertiary care residential program for youth aged 12-17. CASA House employs a multi-disciplinary team that works closely with the youth from a bio-psycho-social treatment approach, and utilizes a trauma-informed approach in all areas of programming. Adolescents who come to CASA House have complex needs, including severe mental health challenges, family dysfunction, school issues, peer-related issues, and social/economic challenges.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager and working with the Nursing Professional Practice Lead, the Licensed Practical Nurse works collaboratively to provide and coordinate services for children, youth and families receiving mental health services at CASA. 

The Licensed Practical Nurse will:

  • Provide nursing assessment and plan of care for clients, including medication administration and monitoring, teaching, telephone follow-up and health promotion.

  • Follow the code of ethics and practice standards of their specific professional college.

  • Assist with individual or group therapy as directed and as appropriate.

  • Coordinate with other professionals to promote continuity of care and assist families with connecting to a primary care physician.

  • Identify service delivery improvements and suggest enhancements, utilizing a lens of evidence-informed practice and with consideration to CASA’s strategic and operational plan.

  • Maintain client electronic health records in a complete and timely way.

  • Work collaboratively with the research department to assist with critical appraisal, evaluation and knowledge transfer.

  • Contribute to program and clinical team meetings.

Job Details

Union: In-scope

Classification: Licensed Practical Nurse
FTE: 0.68

Status: Permanent

Location: CASA House

Multi-Site: No

Schedule: Night shift

Minimum Salary: $29.31

Maximum Salary: $36.46

Hours per Shift: 7.25 and 9

Shifts per Week: Varies
Days Off: Varies

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a practical nurse program recognized by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta or CASA.

  • Current registration and in good standing with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta.

  • A minimum of three years recent experience in pediatrics and mental health.

  • Preferred experience in crisis intervention and de-escalation.

  • Knowledge of the Health Information and Protection of Privacy Information Act in addition to professional organization’s ethics and standards of practice.

  • Familiarity with electronic medical records or similar information systems.

  • Ability to work autonomously, independently and to prioritize work activities.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new or changing situations

  • Flexibility and skill with interpersonal situations.

 

Closing Date: Open until filled.
 

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